Best Selling Hop Plant Varieties Of 2023

Best Selling Hop Plant Varieties Of 2023

Greetings, fellow hop enthusiasts! As we dive into the aromatic world of hops, it's time to unveil the top-selling varieties of 2023 from us here at A Plus Hops. We're excited to share with you the flavours and fragrances that have been delighting brewers around the country. So, let's hop right into it!

  1. Target: Taking the crown as the best-selling hop variety of 2023 is none other than Target. This British hop variety has long been cherished for its versatile character, offering a delightful blend of earthy, floral, and spicy notes. Its robust aroma and bittering capabilities make it a favourite for a wide range of beer styles, from traditional ales to bold IPAs.

  2. Cascade: Holding strong in second place is the ever-popular Cascade hop. Renowned for its vibrant citrus aroma with hints of floral and spice, Cascade continues to captivate brewers and beer enthusiasts alike. Whether used for aroma, flavour, or bittering, Cascade brings a refreshing zest to brews, making it a staple in many craft beer recipes.

  3. Prima Donna: Making a grand entrance into the top-selling line-up is Prima Donna. This aromatic hop variety offers a bouquet of fruity, floral, and herbal notes, adding a layer of complexity to any brew. With its unique profile, Prima Donna shines in both single-hop showcases and complex blends, earning its spot as a favourite among brewers seeking creativity and depth in their beers.

  4. Teamaker: Surging in popularity is Teamaker, claiming the fourth spot in our top-selling varieties of 2023. As its name suggests, Teamaker is prized for its exceptional qualities and often used in iced tea beverage, featuring delicate floral, herbal, and fruity nuances. It is perfect for adding a subtle yet distinctive character to lighter beer styles, Teamaker is becoming a go-to choice for brewers aiming to craft refreshing and nuanced brews.

  5. Centennial: Rounding out our top five is the classic American hop variety, Centennial. With its bold citrus aroma, balanced by floral and spicy undertones, Centennial continues to be a beloved choice for brewers seeking to create hop-forward brews with a touch of nostalgia. Whether in a West Coast IPA or a classic pale ale, Centennial lends its signature character, making it a perennial favourite in the brewing world.

Reflecting on the top-selling hop varieties of 2023, it's clear that brewers continue to embrace a diverse range of flavours and aromas, pushing the boundaries of creativity with each new brew. From the timeless classics to the rising stars, these hops exemplify the innovation and passion driving the craft beer revolution.

At A Plus Hops, we're honoured to play a part in this journey, providing brewers and gardeners alike with the highest quality hops to elevate their craft. As we look ahead, we're excited to see what new varieties and flavours the future holds, inspiring brewers to create even more memorable and distinctive beers.

Cheers to a hop-filled year ahead!


Kris Leach

A Plus Hops

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